A collision occurred at Marshall and McCallum roads. The 19-year old pedestrian died early this morning after hit by a vehicle last night in Abbotsford.
The police were called
around 9:40 PM to the intersection of McCallum and Marshall roads where they discovered
a severely injured teen on the ground.
Danger in the road
According to Const. Ian MacDonald, the pedestrian was hit by a Honda Accord that was driven by a 20-year old man. The driver was moving west on Marshall and was making a right turn onto McCallum when the collision occurred. He added that the driver was shaken but cooperative with the police at the site.
Several witnesses performed first aid measures to the pedestrian upon the arrival of the police. The teen was rapidly transported by the ambulance to a healthcare facility but succumbed to his injured.
MacDonald was found at
the scene but it was not yet confirmed if it belonged to the pedestrian and if
whether he was riding it at the time of the collision.
The police are still investigating
and confirming the circumstances of the incident, including whether the 19-year
old was in the crosswalk at the time. MacDonald praises the citizens who tried
to help the teen at the scene.
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